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Care regimen for hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   iam having hair fall
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   r u there
User :   since 2 years now
User :   its aggravating
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   age 22
Doctor :   ok
User :   occupatipn service
Doctor :   ok
User :   gender female
User :   locationxxxx
User :   marital status single
Doctor :   any medical problems ur have xxxx
Doctor :   u have
User :   but i have dandruff problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many hairs do u lose daily approximately
User :   around 45 strands
User :   none
Doctor :   A loss of 80 to 100 hairs per day is normal. Sometimes you notice it but if there is no thinning or a pattern of baldness- it is usually nothing to worry about
User :   if i wash around 60 strands
Doctor :   ok
User :   the problem is i can feel they are thinning
Doctor :   dandruff might be the reson for hair fall
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the solution?
Doctor :   sure i will tel u
Doctor :   need to know little bit more
Doctor :   about ur problem
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u try any shampoos for dandruff
User :   doc.... u thr?
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   did u try any shampoo
User :   ya i tried i have change around 4 but no response to any
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can u try selsun 2.5% or nizral shampoo
Doctor :   for dandruff
Doctor :   control
User :   i did try that but that really aggravated my hair fall
User :   nizoral
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then dont use nizoral
User :   i lost around 150 strands per wash
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can try seldruff plus
Doctor :   apply on scalp twice weekly for 2-4 weeks
Doctor :   continue for few days until symptoms disappear
Doctor :   i will give u diet advise as well
Doctor :   ok
User :   the trade name is??
User :   ya sure
Doctor :   avoid going out in wet hair
User :   ok
Doctor :   dry hair before u going out of house
Doctor :   dont pull the hair
User :   that i avoid generally
User :   ok
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   be gentle on hairs
Doctor :   when u comb
Doctor :   and dry hair
Doctor :   as far as possible
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   stop worrying
Doctor :   if ur stressed out
Doctor :   relax
Doctor :   practise yoga
User :   i do attend yoga
User :   every 5 days a week
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   Ideally wash hair twice a week
User :   i dont use blow driers as well
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   do u have oily hair
User :   nah normal hair
Doctor :   i mean scalp
Doctor :   i mean oily scalp
Doctor :   ?
User :   no normal sclap
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If you have an oily scalp, there could be thinning of hair and hair fall. Vitamin A supplements on diet and 5000 I.U per day is done good.
Doctor :   regarding the diet u need for healthy hair
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   doc u thr?
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   Foods that are good for hair nutrition are dark green leafy vegetables, dried fruits
Doctor :   dried fruits like dates
User :   sorry i got logged off...
Doctor :   also eggs, wheat germ, tofu and soy milk, fish, beans, yogurt
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   Beans and other sprouted vegetables, Vit C rich foods (amla/green chilies), sea weed, avocados, nuts and seeds, brown rice and root vegetables
Doctor :   A low fat diet and high iron diet can help slow down the hair loss.
User :   thank u....
Doctor :   Remember excess of Vitamin A can cause hair fall say 25,000 I.U per day
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
Doctor :   r u there
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